Oct. 10 Banana Split Series Highlights/Stats

The White team defeated the Maroon team 18-12 in the first game of the Banana Split Series. Three home runs were hit during the nine-inning game, including a grand slam by Matt Richardson.

Highlights from the scrimmage:

  • The second game of the series will be Friday beginning at 3:30.
  • Hitting highlights: Brandon Turner was 2-for-4 with an RBI; Brian LaNinfa was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI; true freshman Connor Powers was 2-for-4 with an RBI; Wyn Diggs was 1-for-1 with 2 RBI; Matt Richardson was 1-for-3 with a home run and 5 RBI; Brooks Lewis was 2-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI; Ed Easley was 3-for-3 with a double, home run and 2 RBI; Russ Sneed was 2-for-3; Andy Rice was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI; Nick Hardy was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI; Jeff Flagg was 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI; Michael Rutledge was 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and 4 RBI.
  • Pitching highlights: True freshman Greg Houston threw 3 1/3 innings, allowing just 1 run (earned) on 4 hits and a walk, while striking out 3. Walk-on Kevin Patch threw 1 inning, walking 2 and striking out 1. He allowed no hits or runs. Mitch Moreland struck out 1 in his 1 inning of work. He allowed no runs, hits or walks.

    Hitters Stats
    NAME AB R H RBI BB K 2B 3B HR
    Mark Goforth 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
    Cade Hoggard 5 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
    Brandon Turner 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
    Brian LaNinfa 3 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 0
    Connor Powers 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
    Jason Nappi 3 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
    Wyn Diggs 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0
    Matt Richardson 3 1 1 5 0 1 0 0 1
    Bunky Kateon 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
    Ryan Powers 3 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0
    Walk-on Leon Farmer 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
    Walk-on Donny Stephens 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Walk-on Scott Deloach 3 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0
    Brooks Lewis 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 0
    Walk-on Grant Hogue 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Jet Butler 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0
    Ed Easley 3 2 3 2 2 0 1 0 1
    Mitch Moreland 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
    Russ Sneed 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
    Joseph McCaskill 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Andy Rice 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0
    Nick Hardy 3 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0
    Jeff Flagg 4 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 0
    Michael Rutledge 4 1 2 4 0 1 1 0 1
    Brent Tanner 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Walk-on Will Coggin 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

    Pitchers Stats
    NAME IP H SO BB ER R TOP VELOCITY
    Tyler Whitney 3.3 11 2 2 10 10 89
    Greg Houston 3.3 4 3 1 1 1 91
    Jesse Carver .3 0 0 1 0 0 89
    Justin Pigott 1 2 0 0 1 1 --
    Walk-on Kevin Hatch 1 0 1 2 0 0 --
    Jarred Holloway 4.3 6 6 6 7 8 91
    Ricky Bowen 2.7 5 5 2 0 3 91
    Andy Wilson 0 4 0 1 5 5 --
    Josh Johnson 1 2 3 0 1 2 --
    Mitch Moreland 1 0 1 0 0 0 90


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